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Resourceaholic: 5 Maths Gems #113 – Education Article

Welcome to my 113th gems post. This is where I share some of the latest news, ideas and resources for maths teachers. 1. L Shapes In MathsPad’s July update they shared a free interactive tool for finding missing sides of L-shapes. This can be used to demonstrate how the vertical lines on one side of the shape match the total length on the other side and to help pupils separate horizontal and vertical measures when finding missing lengths. There are accompanying…

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Resourceaholic: 5 Maths Gems #114 – Education Article

Welcome to my 114th gems post. This is where I share some of the latest news, ideas and resources for maths teachers. 1. PolypadPhilipp Legner, writer of the beautiful website Mathigon, has been working on some new resources for schools and teachers. The first new tool – published today – is a library of virtual manipulatives called Polypad. There are polygons, fraction bars, number and algebra tiles, Cuisenaire rods, pentominoes, and many other features. Like all of Mathigon, it’s completely…

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Resourceaholic: 5 Maths Gems #105 – Education Article

Welcome to my 105th gems post. This is where I share some of the latest news, ideas and resources for maths teachers. 1. MathsPadAs usual James and Nicola from MathsPad have shared lots of excellent resources with subscribers in their monthly update. Their pie chart tool is great! This month they also shared a free set of fun cross-sequences puzzles that you can access even if you don’t subscribe. I’ve added this to my algebra resource library. 2. Similar Triangles Problem…

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Resourceaholic: 5 Maths Gems #111 – Education Article

Welcome to my 111th gems post. This is where I share some of the latest news, ideas and resources for maths teachers. 1. Multiplication TasksIn a Twitter chat on multiplication I saw two nice resources shared. First, Sharon Malley (@mathsmumof2) mentioned these 7 Times Table Reasoning Activities by krisgreg30 on TES. These tasks require children to use known facts to reason how to solve other calculations. Second, Jonathan Hall (@StudyMaths) shared a lovely task he designed for his Year 7s…

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Resourceaholic: 5 Maths Gems #110 – Education Article

Welcome to my 110th gems post. This is where I share some of the latest news, ideas and resources for maths teachers. 1. TES AuthorWhen we did the latest round of TES Maths Panel reviews, my fellow panelist Damian Watson discovered the wonderful free resources of TES author cparkinson3. This author’s PowerPoints are really well designed – they are slick and professional with neatly animated worked examples plus exercises with solutions. For example check out the two lessons on volume…

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Resourceaholic: 5 Maths Gems #96 – Education Article

Welcome to my 96th gems post. This is where I share some of the latest news, ideas and resources for maths teachers. 1. Starting PointsChris McGrane (@ChrisMcGrane84) has started a new website startingpointsmaths.blogspot.com where he shares a collection of tasks and starting points to help teachers plan for richer and more effective learning experiences. The collection includes rich tasks and intelligent practice for topics from Key Stage 3 to Key Stage 5. There are loads of lovely activities to explore so do…

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